Human Rights Committee: Kyrgyzstan

HRC session 069 (2000)

(24 July 2000, CCPR/CO/69/KGZ, Concluding observations on initial report, para. 19)

"The Committee is concerned about the continued existence of child labour, the problem of mistreatment of children in some educational institutions, cruel punishment and the phenomenon of trafficking of children.

The State party must urgently address these issues so as to ensure the special protection to which children are entitled under article 24 of the Covenant. Specifically, corporal punishment must be prohibited."

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